Indian Nobel Winners

Kailash Satyarthi

Year: 2014
Category: Peace
Work: For struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.

V. Ramakrishnan

Year: 2009
Category: Medicine
Work: For studies of the structure and function of the ribosome

Amartya Sen

Year: 1998
Category: Economics
Work: for his contributions to welfare economics.

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

Year: 1983
Category: Physics
Work: He developed a theory on white dwarf stars which posts a limit of mass of dwarf stars known also as Chandrashekhar Limit. His theory explains the final stages of stellar evolution.

Mother Teresa

Year: 1979
Category: Peace
Work: Concern for the poor and the sick prompted her to found a new congregation, Missionaries of Charity. Having become an Indian citizen, Mother Teresa served the cause of dying destitutes, lepers and drug addicts, through Nirmal Hriday (meaning Pure Heart), the main centre of her activity. Her selfless service and unique devotion, not only to helpless fellow-Indians but also to the cause of world peace, earned her and India the first Nobel Peace Prize.

Har Govind Khorana

Year: 1968
Category: Medicine
Work: His major breakthrough in the field of Medicine - interpreting the genetic code and analysing its function in protein synthesis.

C. V. Raman

Year: 1930
Category: Physics
Work: Sir C. V. Raman received the Nobel Prize for an important optics research, in which he discovered that diffused light contained rays of other wavelengths—what is now popularly known as Raman Effect. His theory discovered in 1928 explains the change in the frequency of light passing through a transparent medium.

Rabindra Nath Tagore

Year: 1913
Category: Literature
Work: He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his work Geetanjali, a collection of poems.

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Medical Council of India (MCI)

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